The therapy is intended for the treatment of wet age-related macular degeneration. The female patient is 70 years old, and a RPE sheet of about 1.3mm × 3mm was transplanted subretinally. There was no bleeding, and the patient feels well. The sheet was prepared by RIKEN Kobe Institute, with Masayo TAKAHASHI as project leader.
RIKEN news release, September 12, 2014